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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023 7:40 PM
Introduction from film critic Jason Shawhan
Dir. Albert Serra | France/Spain/Germany/Portugal | 2022 | 162 min. | NR | DCP
In French, Polynesian, Portuguese, and English with English subtitles
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General Admission General Admission - $12.50
General Admission Senior - $10.50
General Admission Child - $10.50
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General Admission Group Sale - $11.50

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On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the High Commissioner of the Republic and French government official De Roller (Benoît Magimel) is a calculating man with flawless manners. His somewhat broad perception of his role brings him to navigate the high end ’establishment’ — as well as shady venues where he mingles with the locals. Especially since a persistent rumor has been going around: the sighting of a submarine whose ghostly presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing.

"One of the most beautiful and rigorously introspective movies of this or any year, a film that makes you deeply ponder the fate of humanity itself." —Christian Blauvelt, IndieWire

“Suggests John le Carré by way of David Lynch — a feverish and haunting but also wry and meditative rumination on power, secrecy and the color of clouds over water at sunset.” —A.O. Scott, New York Times

"A film unlike any other this year... Serra is an incredible filmmaker and this is his most wildly expressive project yet. It is a unique piece of cinema. Rory O'Connor, Film Stage